Human Trafficking Training

Human Trafficking Training Presented by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Topic: First Responders Human Trafficking Training
Audience: Law enforcement, medical professionals, social workers and advocates
When: January 22, 2018, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Where: Independence Civic Center, 6800 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH 44131
Continuing Education Credits: Social Workers and Counselors approved, attorneys pending and law enforcement pending
Hosted by: Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Collaborative to End Human Trafficking, Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Taskforce, and Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association

Lunch will be provided.
Click here for the 2018 First Responders Human Trafficking Training flyer.


Registration is now closed.

Please contact Teresa Stafford at with any questions.



Beauty of Collaboration:
Winnifred Boylan, Executive VP, Collaborative to End Human Trafficking
Overview of Human Trafficking:
Teresa Stafford, Sr. Director of Victim Services and Outreach, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Trauma Associated with Human Trafficking:
Kirsti Mouncey, LISW-S, LCDCIII, Chief Program Officer, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Cuyahoga County Missing Persons Protocol:
Dr. Tanisha Knighton, N.E.O. Human Trafficking Taskforce, Sheriff’s Department
SANE and Medical Treatment:
Kathy Hackett, MSN, RN, SANE-P, Pediatric SANE Program Coordinator, Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital
The Role of Children and Family Services:
Lisa Peterka, Supervisor; Tamara Chapman-Wagner, Deputy Director, Children and Family Services
Investigating Human Trafficking Cases:
Det. John Morgan, N.E.O. Human Trafficking Taskforce, Sheriff’s Department
Engaging with hotels in your community:
Joe Savarise, Executive Director, Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association